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James Dolan and Phil Jackson are already not getting along

There's tremendous irony to the picture I posted above. Phil Jackson standing, trying his best to smile with James Dolan right next to him, still holding to the basketball. Jackson's signing came with one giant question, 'Can Jim Dolan stay away?' A question that surfaced because, well, everything in the past 20 years proving that he's absolutely can't. That...
Via Celtics Life
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Dolan Already Giving Phil Jackson Hard Time Over Staff Decisions

According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Knicks owner James Dolan is already giving team president Phil Jackson a hard time over personnel decisions. Just one month into his role as Knicks president, Jackson has already clashed with Dolan, the chairman of Madison Square Garden, over personnel decisions, the Daily News has learned. According to a team source, Jackson...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dolan Tried To Intervene In Jackson's Staff Firings

Phil Jackson and James Dolan have already had their first clash over personnel decisions, according to a source. Jackson is looking to remove several staff members, but Dolan has opposed some of his recommendations. A source said Dolan reacted to Jackson's request to simply focus his attention on building a winning team. The entire coaching staff was fired on Monday and it is...
Via RealGM
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Dolan reportedly trying to prevent Phil Jackson from firing Knicks staffers

After only a month, could the honeymoon period between New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and team owner James Dolan already be over? If a New York Daily News source embedded inside Madison Square Garden and privy to the inner workings of the oft-dysfunctional front office can be believed, why yes, yes it is. The […] The post James Dolan reportedly trying to prevent Phil Jackson...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Dolan Already Blocking Phil Jackson from Making Certain Moves

 I always say a good owner is the most underrated aspect of a quality franchise in sports. So subsequently, a bad one is something that can cripple a franchise for an extremely long time. Enter the New York Knicks, a team that hasn’t won a NBA championship in over 30 years. With owner James Dolan […]
Via Word On The Game
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Dolan blocking Phil Jackson from certain moves

Phil Jackson took over the New York Knicks’ basketball operations department just over a month ago, and there could already be trouble in paradise. As expected, Jackson fired head coach Mike Woodson and most of his staff earlier this week. More moves are expected within the organization over the next several months. That is, if […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Owner Already Blocking Phil Jackson’s Personnel Moves

The New York Daily News is reporting that Phil Jackson, hired one month ago as president of basketball operations, is already clashing with owner James Dolan over personnel decisions. Just one month into his role as Knicks president, Jackson has already clashed with Dolan, the chairman of Madison Square Garden, over personnel decisions, the Daily News has learned. According to...
Via Thacover2
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Dolan Already Trying to Block Some of Phil Jackson’s Moves

James Dolan said that Phil Jackson would have complete control to do whatever he wanted. It only took a  month for that not to be the case, if you believe Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. Just one month into his role as Knicks president, Jackson has already clashed with Dolan, the chairman of Madison Square Garden, over personnel decisions, the Daily News has learned. According...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks owner James Dolan tries to stop Phil Jackson's staff firings: source

Phil Jackson's formidable task of rebuilding the Knicks and establishing a professional, winning culture at Madison Square Garden has already hit a familiar roadblock: James Dolan. Just one month into his role as Knicks president, Jackson has already clashed with Dolan, the chairman of Madison Square Garden, over personnel decisions, the Daily News has learned. According to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks Season Recap with Andrew Sutton

By Andrew Sutton What a season it has been for the New York Knicks. From the Larry O’Brien trophy aspirations to guarantees of protests at The Garden, which were silenced by the reemergence of the ‘Zen Master’ himself. The New York Knicks made more headlines with a pitiful losing record than playoff contending teams, headlines of which weren’t always so pretty, but, they...
Via Knickswag
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks News: Phil Jackson promised change would be coming to the Knicks’ roster this offseason

After a disappointing 37-45 season, New York Knicks owner James Dolan and newly appointed president Phil Jackson addressed team personnel. Jackson promised to make roster changes for next season.Image By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsA team source commented on Jackson's impromptu meeting with team personnel:"Phil was honest. He said it was a disappointing season. He...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors player jabs Knicks owner for nixing Lowry trade

James Dolan may have saved the Raptors season If you told anyone at the beginning of the NBA season that the Toronto Raptors would win the Atlantic division, you would have been called nuts. Well six months later, the Raptors secured the division and have landed home court advantage for the first round of the playoffs. However, this might have never happened had New York Knicks...
Via Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry-to-Knicks trade that was vetoed by James Dolan may have helped them make playoffs

The Knicks' season officially ended on Wednesday but it was doomed in early December when James Dolan vetoed a trade for Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Dolan, the Chairman of Madison Square Garden, was reluctant to give up a first round pick to the Raptors especially since Toronto GM Masai Ujiri received a first round pick from the Knicks in exchange for Andrea Bargnani...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next for Lakers, Celtics, Knicks?

As NBA projects go, the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics are at different stages of their respective rebuilds. The Knicks won 54 games last season and didn't see this sort of freefall coming, so owner James Dolan whipped out his checkbook and gave the legendary Phil Jackson $60 million to come clean up the mess. The Lakers lost big man Dwight Howard to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Have Knicks Fans Gained Any Respect for James Dolan?

With the announcement that thirteen-time NBA champion Phil Jackson is taking over as the Knicks' President of Basketball Operations, there's no doubt that Tuesday morning proved to be a historic day in the team's history. Of course, Jackson's appointment will prove to be all the monumental if he proceeds to put the proper pieces necessary in place for New York to...
Via Knicks Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Poor Play in the Clutch Costs the Knicks

Somehow, someway, the Knicks are still in the playoff race. They don’t deserve to be, but then again, neither do half the teams in the historically bad Eastern Conference. But the Knicks really don’t deserve to. Just one year ago, New York won 54 games in the regular season and their first playoff series since the 1999-2000 season. Entering the 2013-14 season, the mindset around...
Via Turn On The Knicks
17 days ago  |  Discuss

LOL: Only 40 Knicks fans showed up to yesterday’s protest

After last night’s New York Knicks win against the Indiana Pacers, I wondered if disgruntled Knicks fans united to protest James Dolan, as planned. Well, it looks like a little more than a few dozen people did. Despite the Knicks being in the midst of its longest win streak of the season, seven, or the start of the Phil Jackson era, Deadspin estimated about 40 Knicks fans gathered...
Via All Sports Everything
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolan: Phil Jackson 'taught me basketball in two hours'

James Dolan just revealed something that New York Knicks fans have suspected all along — the team owner didn't understand the game of basketball.At least until spending a couple of hours with Phil Jackson— the new Knicks president.The Knicks owner confessed in a pair of candid live television interviews during the second quarter of Wednesday night's Pacers-Knicks game...
Via The Other Paper
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What If Europe’s Top Football Clubs Got The American Sports Logo Treatment?

Via Visual.ly As the New York Knicks showed everyone with the hiring of Phil Jackson as the team’s new Chief of Saving All the Crap that James Dolan Destroyed, there’s not a thing that professional American sports franchises won’t try to profit from. Before yesterday’s press conference even started, there were brand new Phil Jackson Knicks shirseys available online and in...
Via With Leather
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks’ James Dolan Allegedly Gives Free Agents his Band’s CD

During the free agency period back in 2010 the Knicks aggressively pursued LeBron James amongst others, eventually landing Amar’e Stoudemire and Raymond Felton, while watching their prized possession take his talents to South Beach. While the idea of playing with his buddies Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade was more than likely what yielded the most influence in LeBron’s decision,...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Jackson receives standing ovation from fans

Phil Jackson attended Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night for the first time in his new role as president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks and was greeted with a heartfelt standing ovation from the home crowd.Jackson's appointment was announced in a press conference Tuesday by Knicks owner James Dolan and has given fans of the team a sense of hope. Jackson...
Via Holdout Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks fan t-shirt wants to amnesty James Dolan

Over the last couple of days, Knicks fans are probably pretty happy with owner James Dolan bringing Phil Jackson into the frey. For those of you who happen to still have a dislike for the owner of the Knickerbockers, you might want to track down this unique t-shirt that wants to be rid of Dolan using the amnesty provision: so this shirt exists pic.twitter.com/vlbbQLfdRB — adam...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

This ‘Please Amnesty Dolan’ T-shirt Is Simply The Best

I don’t think there is a Knicks fan out there who wouldn’t wear this shirt. It has the correct New York color scheme, a strong yet subtle message against the Knicks owner James Dolan, and it really gets the point across. A definite 10 out of 10. so this shirt exists pic.twitter.com/vlbbQLfdRB — adam figman (@afigman) March 19, 2014 [Adam Figman] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Have Knicks Fans Gained Any Respect for James Dolan?

With the announcement that thirteen-time NBA champion Phil Jackson is taking over as the Knicks' President of Basketball Operations, there's no doubt that Tuesday morning proved to be a historic day in the team's history. Of course, Jackson's appointment will prove to be all the monumental if he proceeds to put the proper pieces necessary in place for New York...
Via Knicks Journal
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Knicks owner James Dolan tried luring in big free agents in 2010 by giving them a copy of his band’s CD

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip The summer of 2010 was one of the biggest summers in the NBA.  There were a nice list of free.. New York Knicks owner James Dolan tried luring in big free agents in 2010 by giving them a copy of his band’s CD
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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